|School District/Employer:||Fort Bend ISD|
|Job Title:||TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL SAILS/ABC|
|School:||L. V. Hightower High School|
• Work collaboratively with parents, students, and school/community personnel in the development of clear, measurable Individual Educational Plan (IEP) goals and objectives that are aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
• Apply knowledge of human development and disabilities to plan and implement appropriate curriculum with appropriate modifications and adaptations
• Document ongoing student progress, retain and maintain accurate records, including but not limited to support and service logs, regular data collection on IEP targets and behavior (skill development and mastery) and progress updates
• Administer and analyze student assessment appropriately, including but not limited to state and district testing, and informal criterion referenced assessments
• Develop present levels of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP) and annual goals/objectives based on the results of administered student assessments
• Prepare, organize and implement lesson plans that are developmentally and age-appropriate based on the student IEPs, including behavior intervention plans and accommodations / modifications of materials and curriculum
• Direct and oversee the activities of educational setting paraprofessional(s), aide(s), volunteer(s), or peer tutor(s)
• Use appropriate adaptive equipment and assistive technology as documented in the ARD and/or recommended by related service providers to facilitate learning, communication, mobility and positioning
• Execute behavioral strategies as indicated in students’ ARD documents (e.g., reinforcements, consequences, contingencies). Intervene using a continuum of behavior intervention strategies, up to and including approved physical restraint when students are in danger of harming themselves or others
• Provide for basic needs of students who, because of their disability, are not able to care for themselves including personal care (e.g., personal hygiene, toileting, cleaning, dressing, lifting, positioning, transitioning, and feeding)
• Conduct instructional and other professional activities consistent with the requirements of state and federal laws
• Safeguard confidentiality with regard to students with disabilities
• Prepare paperwork for and participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meetings
• Participate in appropriate professional development activities as required or assigned
• Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree Education or related field
Valid Teaching Certification Issued by Texas Education Agency appropriate to subject and grade level of assignment. Appropriate content area certification for the subject and grade level of the assignment, or demonstrate competency through the state's 2010 and 2011 High Objective Uniform State Standard of Evaluation (HOUSSE)
Valid Special Education Certification Special Education, EC-12
De-Escalation/Restraint Certification Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification required within 30 days of providing instruction (District offers CPI training at no cost during the summer and throughout the school year)
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) training required within one year of hire date
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in classrooms, offices, work stations and meeting rooms.
The position requires occasional walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting/carrying work related items weighing less than 40 pounds, such as books, papers and presentation materials. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Attendance at conferences and professional development is required. Work involves everyday risks and discomforts which require normal safety precautions when operating equipment or performing job duties. May work prolonged or irregular hours and must be able to maintain emotional control under stress.
Work is performed in classrooms, community settings, offices, work stations and meeting rooms. The employee will be required to work outside up to 25% of the time and will be exposed to the elements and inclement weather. This position requires lifting and positioning students, controlling certain behavior through hands-on intervention strategies and approved physical restraint strategies. Teachers are expected to intervene with students' behavior, which can include aggression, self-injurious behaviors, disruptive behaviors, and self-stimulatory behaviors. The potential exists for exposure to bodily fluids and frequent childhood, pre-teen and teen illnesses.
|Salary Range:||$53,000 - $65,955|
|How To Apply:||www.fortbendisd.com
To be considered for this posted position, ALL applicants are required to submit ALL items listed below:
1. Upload a letter of interest and résumé.
2. Complete or update the online application – Must have current employment history and contact information.
3. Upload a copy of college or university transcript(s).
** Be sure to select the position applied for in the “Employment Preferences/Add Position” section on the online application.
|Address:||16431 Lexington Blvd.|